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Commissioners establish Community Corrections Program

Carroll County Commissioners Pat Clawson, Bill Brown and John Brown unanimously approved an ordinance Monday morning to establish a Community Corrections program. More...

Local News

Strasser to revise Delphi’s zoning ordinance

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser announced to Delphi City Council members Monday night he plans to revise the city’s zoning ordinance. More...

Pence moves to expand Medicaid

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner and HHS (Health and Human Services) Secretary Sylvia Burwell issued the following statement after Indiana expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.  More...

DCSC to hold executive session

The Delphi Community School Board will meet in Executive Session today, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Administration Building.  More...

Opinions & Letters

LANDSCAPES

Midwest Memo

A blizzard with whiteout conditions, icy roads and a travel advisory is a good excuse for staying home on a Sunday afternoon. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Saving their scholarships

Guest Commentary

A high percentage of low-income students is at big risk of losing their college scholarships.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Joys and challenges of Carroll County

Pausing to pen a few words of inspiration to readers of the Carroll County Comet caused me to reflect on the goodness of our community.  More...

Education

DCMS honor roll

Delphi Community Middle School Principal Ann Marie Circle announces the first semester honor roll. More...

RES announces kindergarten round-up

Rossville Elementary Kindergarten Roundup is scheduled for March 19. Any child who turns five before Aug. 1, 2015, is welcome to attend.  Parents are asked to contact the RES office to sign-up for a timeslot which are 9-10, 1-2 or 2-3. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Three Carroll County residents were among the 197 Indiana University Kokomo students who earned degrees in December 2014. They are: TERESA SWAIM BUTCHER, Cutler, Master of Science in Nursing; KAITLYN G. More...

Public Records

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   The Huntington National Bank filed a complaint against Frank Albertson and Kelly L. Albertson.  Eagle Finance Company filed a complaint against Toby L. Wilson and Chandra L. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Jefferson Capital Systems LLC filed a complaint against Jorge A. Aguilera.  State of Indiana filed a complaint against K. More...

Commissioners delay payment for class fees

Legality of claims for continuing education challenged

Carroll County Commissioners approve claims from department heads and other elected officials nearly every time they meet with little or no discussion. However, this was not the case Monday morning. More...

Flora agrees to provide land for depot project

Josh Ayres reported at Monday night’s town council meeting that the Flora depot project committee would like to have a memorandum of understanding with the town.  More...

Candidates for City seats have 3 days left to file

Candidates began to file for office Jan. 7 in the Carroll County Clerk’s Office. Filing has been slow since the first few days to file, however as the filing deadline, which is Friday, Feb. More...

Jefferson Twp. to talk ambulance coverage with Commissioners

Jefferson Township Trustee Rex Millhouse set a joint meeting with Carroll County Commissioners and township leaders to discuss ambulance coverage for the township. The subject was broached during the Commissioners Monday morning meeting. More...

Community

Burlington

Burlington Township Board will meet at 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Burlington Community Library. This will be an organizational meeting and a time to review the 2014 annual report.  Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 in town hall.  More...

Announcements

The annual meeting of the BALL HILL CEMETERY ASSOCIATION will be held on Feb 7 at 1 p.m. in the Cutler Fire Station. All interested in the cemetery are welcome. The Ball Hill 175th Anniversary Books will be available. More...

Camden

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church will hold its baked potato bar at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the church. Food donations will be accepted for Camden Bag Hunger.  American Legion will have its monthly luncheon on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles improve winning streak to 10 straight

Coming into Monday night’s game Delphi was not only riding a large winning streak as well as protecting its home court all season, but the Oracles also dealt with a change of venue. More...

Mote and Ragan are champions

Oracle wrestlers advance in sectional

The Delphi wrestling team began the 2015 Indiana state meet series by competing in the sectional at Lafayette Jeff. The Oracles came in fourth place behind champions Harrison, Jeff and West Lafayette.  More...

Carroll girls win two, earn HHC title

Carroll’s ladies claimed two more wins last week and the Hoosier Heartland Conference title.  On Thursday, the Lady Cougars hit the road at Lewis Cass. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Robert “Bob” Draper

Robert D. “Bob” Draper, 82, of Delphi, died February 2, 2015, at his home.  He was born in Flora Aug. 29, 1932, to the late Donald and Myrtle Mae Sibrary Draper.  Bob married Marjorie M. Rex in Delphi on Mar. More...

Robin Lee Gustafson

Robin Lee Gustafson, 67, of Monticello, passed away at 2:53 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at her residence.  She was born March 19, 1947, in Lafayette, Ind., to Mary Calhoon Wray of Delphi and the late Delbert Wray. More...

Rozella R. Pearson

Rozella Ruth Pearson, 87, of Lafayette, died at Mulberry Health and Retirement Center at 4:20 p.m. Friday Jan. 30, 2015.  More...

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